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Video Review: 'Coyote Ugly'

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Coyote Ugly

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
94 minutes
Limited Release Date:
07/31/00
Wide Release Date:
08/04/00
performer:
Piper Perabo, Tyra Banks, Maria Bello, Adam Garcia, John Goodman, Melanie Lynskey, Izabella Miko, Bridget Moynahan
director:
David McNally
Producer:
Jerry Bruckheimer
Producers:
Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Touchstone Pictures
distributor:
Touchstone Pictures
author:
Gina Wendkos
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a C-

”Are they hookers?” new-to-New York naïf Violet (Perabo) asks about some wiggly women waving wads of cash. Or just sexy drink slingers at a souped-up pseudo-country bar? Producer Jerry Bruckheimer wants to keep us guessing throughout his porn tease posing as a feminist flick. Sick of shrinking, Violet learns that shakin’ her hips brings in serious tips. ”Is this the greatest party we’ve ever been to or what, man!?” screams one drunken reveler. Brother, you’ve got to get out more. C-

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